Advisory board
• John Perry Barlow
• Gordon Bell
• Maria Bezaitis
• Peter Cochrane
• Eric Haseltine
• Mike Hawley
Ken Hertz
• Krisztina Holly
• Alan Kay
• Len Kleinrock
• Doug Lenat
Ellen Levy
• Bob Lucky
• Nicholas Negroponte
• David Reed
• Eben Upton

The "father of minicomputers," including the VAX computing environment, Mr. Gordon Bell once served as the vice president of research and development at Digital Equipment Corporation. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Bell has invested in over 90 startups, and he authored High Tech Ventures. Gordon's current work as principal researcher at Microsoft includes scalable computing, telepresence, investigating personal media management, and cyberizing everything personal with his MyLifeBits project. He established the computing directorate at the National Science Foundation, and led the cross-agency plan for the Internet. Gordon is a founder of the Computer History Museum, a fellow of the ACM and the IEEE, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. His awards include the National Medal of Technology.
Gordon Bell
Researcher Emeritus
Microsoft Research
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